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  • How do Employers Verify Education?

    At any stage in your professional journey, you may come across an employer or a recruiter who asks to verify your educational credentials. This shouldn’t come as a surprise as 30% of candidates admitted to lying on their resumes, yet 79% of them never get caught. In fact, 85% of employers in the US who conduct background checks find that candidates have lied on their resumes or job applications. 

  • How to Ask for a Higher Starting Salary 

    Maybe you think you’ve finally found your dream job. Everything about it is perfect, except… the salary. Unfortunately, it just isn’t where you want it to be. So, should you give up and move on? Given all the effort you’ve already invested, it’s probably wise to try and negotiate a better salary before you do. 

  • How to Pass a Personality Test with Flying Colors

    Whether you’re applying for your first job or looking to move up the career ladder, personality tests aren’t usually the first thing we think about. But surprisingly, they can have a massive impact on how our future employers perceive us. In fact, a 2017 study by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has found that 32% of U.S. employers use personality tests when hiring for senior management positions, and 28% use them for middle management positions. Personality tests are also used for hourly workers and contractors, though less frequently. 

  • 10 Practical and Effective Strategies to Persuade Anyone of Anything

    Learning how to persuade people is like a key that can unlock any door. Acing the interview for the job of your dreams. Getting the best deal on a new car. Closing a sale with a skeptical customer. All of these wins require a level of persuasiveness.

  • Assistant Manager Resume Guide

    It can be very challenging for many individuals to find a job in the current economy. As a result, the unemployment rate is only starting to decrease after being at its highest since the Great Depression. One of many reasons this is occurring is because this pandemic has encouraged people to quit their jobs to search for better working conditions, become entrepreneurs, or change careers.

  • The Ins and Outs of Building a Resume From a Bar Manager Job Description

    Many people turn their noses up at bartending jobs, as they do for most jobs in the food service industry. Little do they know, bartenders possess a lot of unique skills. Even though these jobs can require little to no education, bartenders must go through extensive training or schooling. Additionally, the demand for these jobs is extremely high, and the career growth opportunities often bring bartenders into management positions after years of experience.